eHarmony.com today announced Dr. William T. Weyerhaeuser, Ph.D. has
joined its Board of Directors. Weyerhaeuser is a retired clinical
psychologist who serves on several public company boards and has been a
Director of Clearwater Paper Corporation since 2008. Weyerhaeuser earned
his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and M.A. in Theology from the Fuller
Theological Seminary, and his B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.
“Bill brings years of experience in the field of clinical psychology as
well as a great deal of business expertise,” said eHarmony founder and
CEO, Dr. Neil Clark Warren. “This unique blend of attributes is highly
compatible with the eHarmony vision and mission and makes him ideally
suited to provide valuable insight and expertise to our company.”
Weyerhaeuser currently serves as a Director at Clearwater Paper Company.
He also serves as Chairman of the Board and Director at Columbia Banking
System, Inc., and Columbia State Bank. In the past he has served as
Chairman of the Board and Director at EDEN Bioscience Corporation and as
Vice Chair of the Board and Director at Potlatch Corporation. He has
been the owner and Chairman of the Board of Comerco, Inc., Holding
Company for the Yelm Telephone Company.
Dr. Weyerhaeuser is a Trustee for a number of prominent civic boards in
the Seattle area, currently serving as President of the Seattle Opera
Board of Trustees and Trustee of the University of Puget Sound, among
Weyerhaeuser joins chairman of the Board of Directors and founder of
eHarmony, Dr. Neil Clark Warren and Gregory Penner, General Partner at
Madrone Capital Partners, on the Board of Directors.
About eHarmony, Inc.
Santa Monica, Calif.-based eHarmony, Inc. (www.eharmony.com)
was founded in 2000 and is a pioneer in using relationship science to
match singles seeking long-term relationships. Its service presents
users with compatible matches based on key dimensions of personality
that are scientifically proven to predict highly successful long-term
relationships. New peer-reviewed research published in the Proceedings
of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ranks eHarmony as number one
for producing the most marriages and the most satisfied marriages
compared to all other methods studied. Of meeting places measured,
eHarmony also had the lowest divorce rate.* On average, 438
people marry every day in the U.S. as a result of being matched on
eHarmony, nearly 4% of new marriages.* Currently, eHarmony
operates online matchmaking services in the United States, Canada,
United Kingdom, Australia and Brazil.
*Based on data on 19,131 marriages from 2005 to 2012 by Harris
Interactive, couples that met on eHarmony had significantly fewer
breakups than couples who met via all other methods combined. Combining
methods that account for less than 1% of marriages sampled.
Coltrin Associates, for eHarmony
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